Job Description :
Job Title : Director of Finance

Location : Santa Rosa, CA

Job Type : Permanent

Job Description :

Note: We are looking for someone with a CPA and public banking experience. I’m working with another recruiter right now and my CRO won’t entertain those without that experience. Also, we are a small bank, so I need someone who can get down into the work, provide assistance, supervision/leadership, and also be able to be high level. We would consider a candidate in Santa Rosa, Manhattan Beach, or Irvine. Non-local, sure, if they are willing to relocate.

Position Summary:
Responsible for the managing various Accounting functions. Ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. Provides leadership and supervision to the Finance and Accounting staff. Influences, shapes and integrates strategy for functional areas.

Essential Duties:
Directs and oversees various Accounting functions including revenue and expense recognition, cash management, general ledger accounting and regulatory reporting.
Prepares and reviews financial planning process for budgeting, forecasting, and long-range
Generates and distributes monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting. Reviews and
analyzes monthly financial statements and explains variances to budget, forecast and prior
Develops, analyzes and implements necessary internal controls and processes improvements.
Ensures legal and regulatory compliance to GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and SEC for all accounting functions and financial reporting.
Prepares and ensures accurate Federal & State other applicable tax compliance and reporting.
Directs and oversees periodic audits of key operational processes.
Provides leadership and direction to the Finance & Accounting staff by setting goals, objectives, performance criteria, and departmental standards.
Implements processes and controls for new business activities including documenting the
evaluation and analysis of relevant GAAP.
Assists CFO in establishing major economic objectives and policies for the company, and
prepares reports that outline the company’s financial position in the areas of income,
expenses, and earnings, based on past, present and future operations.
Prepares reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial
position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present and expected
operations as well as those reports required by regulatory agencies.
Works in conjunction with senior management to ensure proper knowledge of all relative
compliance topics, monitor activities and report issues. Follow directions from management
and Chief Compliance Officer for resolution of issues.
Other duties may be assigned

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor''s degree (B. A from four-year college or university in Finance or Accounting and 8-15+ years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience working for a publicly traded company with responsibilities for regulatory reporting required.
CPA certification and public accounting (audit and/or tax) experience strongly preferred.
Proven supervisory experience.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of appropriate software systems, including MS Office Suite. Strong knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) applicable to the mortgage and banking industry

Client : Direct